The Shell Prospect is a uranium mine located in Colfax county, New Mexico at an elevation of 6,801 feet.
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Name: Shell Prospect
State: New Mexico
Elevation: 6,801 Feet (2,073 Meters)
Lat, Long: 36.515, -104.26810
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Shell Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Shell Prospect
State: New Mexico
Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Owner Name: Shell, Homer
Home Office: New Mexico
Info Year: 1954
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Raton Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): JEDLICKA J J 1954 AEC PRELIM RECON REPT NO ASO-110
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